pwk.linuxfan at gmx.de
Fri Jun 15 12:34:49 CDT 2001
I did not do the script, but I had a look at my alias as user, sure enough I
alias which='type -p'
this is on SuSE7.2, and I did not put it there. So, to come back to the main
topic, why on earth does wineinstall think I have wine (I run the wineinstall
as root, of course, so wineinstall gets more than an empty path)
Am Freitag, 15. Juni 2001 17:16 schrieben Sie:
> On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Peter Kirk wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag, 14. Juni 2001 22:52 schrieben Sie:
> > > On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Peter Kirk wrote:
> > > > pwk at notch:~ > which wine
> > > > pwk at notch:~ >
> > >
> > > This should be done from the same directory that you ran
> > > tools/wineinstall from, to cater for the possibility that you have
> > > somehow configured your system to have "." in PATH or something like
> > > that.
> Good point. :^). Here comes another.
> > The thing is: it gives me something different for root, there it gives
> > me: which: no wine in (/usr/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/X11R6/bin)
> > why is this ?
> Not only is it possible that PATH can have a different effect depending
> on the current directory by having ".", it is possible for each user to
> have a different PATH, as set or amended by the per-user shell init
> scripts (FI ~/.bash_profile and ~/.bashrc), and different aliases, so
> that in this case, "which" is actually a different command for root than
> for the user. That message is from the which program, commonly
> /usr/bin/which; I bet the user has an alias.
> Most distros exclude /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/sbin from root's
> path, and /sbin, /usr/sbin, and /usr/local/sbin from other users.
> Maybe a script will help. I am not going to remove my wine binary, so I
> will use "nothing" as an example of a program I don't have.
> Script started on Fri Jun 15 10:57:32 2001
> [whit at giftie whit]$ which which
> [whit at giftie whit]$ alias|grep which
> alias which='type -path'
> [whit at giftie whit]$ which nothing
> [whit at giftie whit]$ echo $PATH
> [whit at giftie whit]$ su wino
> [wino at giftie whit]$ which which
> [wino at giftie whit]$ which nothing
> which: no nothing in
> (/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/home/whit/bin) [wino at giftie
> whit]$ alias |grep which
> [wino at giftie whit]$ exit
> [whit at giftie whit]$ su
> [root at giftie whit]# echo $PATH
> [root at giftie whit]# exit
> [whit at giftie whit]$ exit
> Script done on Fri Jun 15 11:11:11 2001
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